Details of a Queen Anne Side Chair
Get a close-up look at the making of this 18th-century Philadelphia classic
Take a closer look at Eugene Landon’s reproduction Philadelphia Queen Anne side chair in this video overview. Landon offers a summary of the chair parts and discusses the intricacies of how each is constructed. Landon’s chair plans are based on an original made in the 1760s by the “Garvan Carver,” an unnamed carver who produced a famous collection of furniture on display at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Conn.